Gerald Washington (15-0-0 11KO) spoke to FightHype recently and in the interview talked in depth about the heavyweight division today and what he sees happening. Washington is coming off of a first round stoppage of Mike Sheppard and is moving into this year looking for some breakout performances. He said that his goal was the world title and is looking to build his record to the point where that he is ready to challenge for it.
In the interview he discussed Wilders performance against Stiverne and seemed to be impressed by the performance. Wilder proved some doubters wrong in that fight, displaying good conditioning, heart, a chin, a jab, and most importantly, the ability to box for extended periods rather than just bang. Continue reading
Temecula, CA (December 10, 2014) The Official Weigh-In for Goossen Promotions’ “Night of Champions” was held today at the Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, California. Below are the results with photos (Carlos Baeza). Continue reading
If you fancy yourself a heavyweight boxing fan, especially American heavyweights with an exciting style, then undefeated prospect Gerald Washington (14-0, 10KO) is someone you need to keep an eye on. The 6’6” 250 pound physical specimen turned pro two summers ago at the advanced age of 30. And it’s been quite a journey that has led the California native to the ring. Continue reading
FAIRFIELD, CALIF. (Aug. 20) – California’s finest will take to the ring at the Allan Witt Sports Center in Fairfield, Calif. on Friday, August 22, with a host of young prospects who are ready to test themselves on a stacked nine-fight card filled with explosive fistic action.
In the Golden Boy Live! main event on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes, top junior featherweight prospect Manuel “Tino” Avila puts his undefeated record on the line against Mexico’s Sergio “Finito” Frias. In the co-main event, it’s an eight-round heavyweight showdown when unbeaten Gerald “El Gallo” Washington faces veteran standout Nagy Aguilera. In the eight-round televised opener, Sacramento featherweight Guy Robb squares off against unbeaten Ronell Green of Wheeling, West Virginia. Continue reading
LUIS ORTIZ, Undefeated Top Rated Heavyweight Contender
“My passion is boxing. I’ve been training since I was 12-years-old. Since that age I’ve been training to be a champion. I don’t like to talk a lot; I let my fists do the talking. I just know I am going to be a world champion. The ‘Real King Kong’ is here to stay. Continue reading
INDIO, CA (Mar. 25) – The April 3 FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes tripleheader is now complete, as former world heavyweight title challenger Monte “Two Gunz” Barrett returns to the ring to face unbeaten Cuban contender Luis Ortiz in the main event of the highly anticipated “Night of the Heavyweights” Golden Boy Live! event at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif.
In previously announced televised heavyweight bouts, Vallejo, California’s Gerald “El Gallo Negro” Washington risks his perfect professional record in the 10-round co-main event against Houston’ Skipp “Strictly Business” Scott and 2012 U.S. Olympian Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale goes for 10 straight wins when he takes on veteran standout Nagy Aguilera. Continue reading
It was just over 3 years ago that Heavyweight prospect Gerald Washington realized that his career was better suited for the squared circle than the gridiron. After a successful career at the University of Southern California (USC) and subsequent tryouts for NFL teams, Washington decided to try his fate in the sweet science.
His choice of career change would be a good one as Washington did well in the amateur ranks and decided to turn professional in 2012. Since then, the former USC standout has caught the attention of boxing aficionados everywhere, catapulting his career off to an impressive 7-0 (5 KO’s) record.
On this Saturday evening, June 8, 2013, Washington will face his toughest opponent to date in journeyman Sherman Williams 35-12-2 (19 KO’s) in his first televised bout on Showtime Extreme (SHO Extreme).
It may seem bittersweet for Washington and he is hoping to make the best of his opportunity. Washington did not take a traditional path to the sport of boxing and worked hard to get there. Continue reading